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Beautiful Things

February is in full force.  And with VAlentine's Day around the corner, I was just thinking of what makes me happy this time of year.  It's very cold outside.  I wanted to go for a run.  But at 6 degrees F., it wasn't too comfortable.  So I am really a homebody this time of year.  I enjoy bringing flowers into the home to bring nature indoors.  I also enjoy crystals and the meaning and energy they can bring to a space.  Other things I like in February are handmade things like notes, knits, and art, as well as something baking in the oven. My little orchid.  

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Happiness Involves Art!

If you have ever wondered what all the fuss is about when it comes to art, this is the post for you!   While some people would say art is not necessary.  I disagree!  The main reason I disagree is that without art, life would be frankly boring.  And only slightly less important is the fact that I believe art uplifts humanity and separates us from mere beasts.   Okay, I am getting a bit deep here.  I will try to stay fun and playful. So let's stick to the first reason, kicking boring in the you-know-what.  Art is so important for expression, story-telling, and interest.  While I don't like all kinds of art, I do immediately realize when I...

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